Central America

Central America

Widespread Protests Continue Against Mining in Panama Despite Repression

Protests have not stopped against the approval of the largest mining project in Central America. Going on one month, the people of Panama have maintained uninterrupted mobilizations throughout the county, in rejection of Law 406,...

An airport on top of mangrove swamps, El Salvador’s bet on regional development

Imposing a “development pole” in El Salvador opens the way for the construction of an airport, displacing entire communities and affecting a protected natural area

Repeal of Model Cities in Honduras provokes threats from the US

Senators and the U.S. Department of State call for the repeal of ZEDES and threaten Honduras for breach of trade agreements

In Honduras, Chortí Maya cemetery is swallowed up by Aura Minerals

"they wrecked the cemetery, dug up graves, all to make it look like they’d exhumed all the bodies"

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Sowing the Seed of Consciousness: Agua de Lluvia Little Community School

A project born of the necessity of the children and parents of the community of Agua de Lluvia, nestled in the Mazatec mountains

Military Generates Tension in Chiapas; Organized Crime Checkpoints Remain Intact

Communities in Chiapas face increasing violence from both the state and organized crime groups.

No Findings One Year After the Forced Disappearance of Land Defenders in Michoacán

Family members and friends concentrated outside the Agrarian Ombudsman’s office on January 27, 2023 as part of the protests against the disappearance of the...